It’s an exciting time for the team at HC-One’s Defoe Court care home in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham as they are celebrating having been shortlisted for a National Care Award.
The National Care Awards is organised by leading social care publication, Caring Times Magazine and celebrates the very best people in the long-term care sector.
Defoe Court, which has been shortlisted for the Care Team category, was nominated because the team are continuously developing innovative ways to improve their standards, skills and expertise to deliver the best possible care for the home’s Residents.
Defoe Court Home Manager, Sarah Todd, said: “We are all delighted to be shortlisted for such a prestigious award, it’s a pleasure to be part of a team of dedicated and like-minded individuals.”
The award ceremony will take place in November 2021 at the Hilton London Metropole where the Defoe Court team will be hopeful that they will be announced as 2021 Care Team winner.
Located on Defoe Crescent, Defoe Court care home offers short and long term care packages for older ladies and gentlemen in County Durham that require residential or nursing care. The home also boasts a 10/10 average user rating on the sectors leading comparison website,
HC-One’s caring through coronavirus care planning approach protects our Residents, Colleagues and families through enhanced infection control measures, regular testing of Residents, Colleagues and visitors, and a safe and robust admissions process, all supported by our ‘infection control army’ across our care home network.
We have been encouraging and supporting Colleagues to get their COVID-19 vaccine throughout the vaccine rollout and we are moving to make having the COVID-19 vaccine a condition of employment at HC-One from 13th September 2021.